What is a registered Office

By Gary Robinson / May 18, 2024

A registered office address is the official address of a company (or limited liability partnership) registered with Companies House. By virtue of Section 86 of the Companies Act 2006, every UK company must always have a registered office in the United Kingdom. That’s true even if it carries on its business from abroad or just…

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Self-Assessment Payment on Account

By Gary Robinson / February 3, 2024

Payments on Account What are payment on account in tax and on your self-assessment tax return. Payments on account’ are advance payments towards your tax bill (including Class 4 National Insurance if you’re self-employed). You have to make 2 payments on account every year unless: Each payment is half your previous year’s tax bill. Payments…

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By Gary Robinson / January 27, 2024

Partnerships A partnership is defined a one or more people joining together in business with a view to make a profit and each partner receiving a share of the profit according to their share ratio for example 3 partners each holding 33 shares each. Partnership Tax Partnerships do not pay tax, but all partners pay…

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Capital Gains Tax on Second Property

By Gary Robinson / December 9, 2023

Capital Gains Tax on 2nd Property Who does this effect, it effects landlords with one or more property’s or where they rent this out on a commercial basis for payment of rent for living there. individuals who have a second home, but this may not necessary be rented out but for their own use and…

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Making Tax Digital Announcement

By Gary Robinson / December 2, 2023

In a surprise turnaround, the requirement for an end of period statement (EOPS) has been dropped, removing the fifth report of full year earnings. This means there will now only be four quarterly reports, reducing the administrative burden. The decision follows a review of the impact of MTD for income tax self assessment (ITSA), the…

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HMRC Vision 2024

By Gary Robinson / November 25, 2023

Under new plans, HMRC will reduce access to its call centres and helpline advisers at its contact centres by 30% by December 2024 in a bid to force people to move to digital services by default and to try to achieve service level targets. Speaking to MPs at a Treasury Committee hearing on Wednesday, HMRC…

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Managing your cash flow

By Gary Robinson / October 7, 2023

The REALLY important stuff! With the constant news surrounding the economy, interest rate uncertainty, and high inflation, it is difficult not to worry about these issues and lose sight of what’s really important – the health and welfare of you and your loved ones.  The issue we all face is a potent mix of inflation,…

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Autumn Statement

By Gary Robinson / September 24, 2023

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, has confirmed that the Autumn Statement will be on 22 November 2023. The Autumn Statement can affect tax policy, benefits, and much more. The Chancellor will make his announcement to Parliament, setting out the Government’s plans on all matters fiscal and economic. Interestingly, this could be the Chancellor’s…

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Is your business attracting new talent?

By Gary Robinson / September 8, 2023

Recruiting new employees is tough not just now but this has always been the way as it is important to bring in the right person who will fit in your organisation. For example, some employers are now offering “Wellbeing leave” in addition to the usual holiday package. If you want to recruit more, you have…

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Protecting Employees from Stress at Work

By Gary Robinson / August 25, 2023

Rethinking business resilience Being resilient by choice is critical for both survival and for strategic advantage in an era where disruption is the norm. The threats businesses face today are complex and becoming more frequent than in previous times. We have seen a pandemic, an ongoing war in Europe with supply chain issues, a cost…

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